Bound to Please: Book Collecting and Fine Bindings

Bound to Please: Book Collecting and Fine Bindings

People collect books for so many different reasons; some focus on a particular subject, others collect an entire literary genre; others covet only the earliest of works or modern first editions. A common thread that runs through every category of antiquarian books is...
How to Identify a First Edition Book – It’s Not So Easy!

How to Identify a First Edition Book – It’s Not So Easy!

Why are first edition books valuable? Often, determining the value of antique books or modern collectible books requires knowing whether the book is a first edition. A first edition is considered to be more desirable than later editions because the firsts are usually...